Ann Marie Cuddihy v D S V Solutions Limited Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant commenced employment with the respondent company in September 2009 and in April 2009 she was asked to take over the role of an employee who was out on sick leave. She had previously worked for a recruitment agency and the respondent decided to buy her contract from the agency. She was offered a six month contract and a pay rise but she did not receive any written contract of employment or company handbook setting out the terms of her employment. Soon after she discovered that she was pregnant and immediately spoke to the Commercial Director who assured her that there would be a position in the company for her.
A fixed term contract of employment was furnished after
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